Jim: The James Foley Story review – heartfelt film of brave frontline reporting

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A documentary about the US journalist killed by Islamic State is a touching tribute, though it’s the footage shot by Foley that shows the full horror of the Syrian war

Nothing typifies the homicidal sadism and spite of Islamic State quite as much as its kidnapping and public murder in 2014 of James Foley, an American journalist covering the war in Syria. It also marked a larger moment of chaos: the west had once been backing rebel opposition to Assad; now the jihadis were a dominant part of this opposition, and the concept of intervention was more of a nightmare than ever.

Related: A film portrait of James Foley: ‘Jim was a kid who loved adventure’

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